As young, emerging writers, it is vital for us to take chances, putting ourselves out there for the world to see our work. The internet provides potential for us to do so, with online contests, boards, and blogs that connect us with an international community of sayers and doers. On that hopeful note, I entered a tournament-style short story contest called “…Continue
The third LES FEMMES FOLLES anthology includes art, poetry and interview excerpts from over 100 women in all forms…Continue
Added by Sally Deskins on February 27, 2014 at 12:10pm — No Comments
Poets Cate Marvin and Erin Belieu joined forces in 2009, along with several other writers, after growing weary of sensing that women's voices were neglected in major publications. They wanted to find out if their suspicions were true, and from this…Continue
GIRL JOY TEACHINGS
Perched on a stone wall she leans forward
Her teenage smiling glow face of possibilities,
Framed by a sailor blouse,
the garb of choice for optimistic…Continue
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BREAKING NEWS: My novel, "Armenian Affairs - Paul Baghdadlian's Unauthorized Biography," is now available at local bookstores in Glendale, California. The book is available for sale at Artisia, Berj Armenian Bookstore, Sardarabad Armenian Bookstore and Abril Bookstore.
Added by Eileen Keledjian on February 3, 2014 at 6:14pm — No Comments
Do women really want a big box of expensive chocolates, a dozen red roses and a bunch of singing Gringos serenading her at the restaurant on Valentine’s day? Not really. Well, OK then, someone like me may think the Gringos were pretty fun, and generally none of us are adverse to chocolates and flowers,…Continue
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A presentation of a new novel by Eileen Keledjian entitled "Armenian Affairs" exposes a variety of social and cultural events rarely seen in today’s literary and entertainment world.
“Armenian Affairs, Paul Baghdadlian, and his Eileen,” chronicles the rollercoaster ride of joy and torment the two star-crossed lovers experience as they navigate their lives and careers.
Hollywood, California – January 13, 2014 – In Armenian Affairs, Eileen has…Continue
Some personal injury claims involve pregnant women who have come into contact with animals, such as sheep or other livestock, that are giving birth or have just given birth. These animals can carry infections, which can put the health and safety of pregnant women and their unborn children at risk.
Accordingly, a number of organisations, including the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Public Health England, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the…Continue
Added by Robert Anderson on January 9, 2014 at 1:49am — No Comments
Hedgebrook is a 25-year-old writer’s colony on Whidbey Island where we support and nurture women writers with "radical hospitality." What does that mean? We give each writer a cottage of her own in the woods on our 48-acre property, with two to six weeks of unfettered time to unplug and write, read, research,…Continue
The sun is shining.
I am nervous about the reading at the Museum of Motherhood tomorrow.
I was just walking in the sunlight, talking to two friends about it all and exactly as I was talking about how my work and the…Continue
Added by suzi banks baum on December 6, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Women fashion blog, name Danielle Cofezer, which is now accepting guest post so as to provide continuous fine & excellent content to its audience.
This blog is mainly telling about women fashion stuffs, product review and so on. So, if you really want to do the branding, it is your best chance to do this.
Added by Danielle Cofezer on November 27, 2013 at 7:09pm — No Comments
I have been reading a lot about how women writers continue to face doubts about their legitimacy, from without and within. (The latest a lengthy interview with a group of women writers.) And I have been readingabout how today’s women writers would like to be known simply as writers, despite knowing how…Continue
Added by Anne Boyd Rioux on November 22, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments
I've been a published writer for almost 20 years, but until I self-published this year, I was reluctant to call myself a real writer. The whole process was expensive and tiring, like pushing a boulder up a steep mountain in an evening gown and pumps.
Part of the problem was that I had…Continue
The Ethics of Judge Nadeau is the TRUE story of a judge who is currently presiding over York County Probate Court in Maine. The premise of the book is that—in spite of the Maine Bar of Overseers’ rulings to the contrary—the behavior of Judge Nadeau is unethical. Referencing real exhibits…Continue
Added by Nancy Madore on November 8, 2013 at 6:19pm — No Comments
SMART MOVE FOR WOMEN, MINORITY, AND SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS: INVEST IN REAL ESTATE THROUGH THE FDIC
Beyond buying a home for your family, it may never have occurred to you to invest in real estate. You may think that you do not have the experience or the…Continue
Added by Sylvia Browder on November 5, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
I went to an interview and my words came out
They had made a quick escape and started milling about
Moving faster than I thought possible, there were too many to count
I couldn’t get them back in and I couldn’t shut them down.
Things weren’t going well. The interviewer…Continue
Added by Julienne Ryan on October 31, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
In a class I am teaching this semester–“Mad Geniuses and Scribblers: Portrayals of the Author in Nineteenth-Century America”–we read some samples of the criticism that was directed at women who ventured into print in the 1850s, beginning with Hawthorne’s famous diatribe against the “damned mob of scribbling women.” I noticed that many of the female students seemed to be squirming in their seats and grimacing. When one swore, after I read one particularly virulent quote, I stopped and asked…Continue
Added by Anne Boyd Rioux on October 18, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments
With Halloween trying to sneak up on us, it's time to look without fear at the differences between what makes men scary and what makes women scary.
For example, your male villain in a horror movie must have third-degree peeling burns and open sores over most of his body; that's a given. It's a plus if he's wearing gloves…Continue
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